Equine Behaviour and Training

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Is separation anxiety in horses affected by the rank of the departing herd member? - Horsetalk.co.nz
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Behavioural and Physiological Changes in a Herd of Arabian Mares after the Separation of Individuals Differently Ranked within the Dominance Hierarchy
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From racehorse to therapy horse: pioneering study into welfare of horses who help people
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EVE Video Abstract, No 19, The recognition of pain and learned behaviour in horses which buck
EVE Video Abstract, No 19, The recognition of pain and learned behaviour in horses which buck - YouTube
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EVE Video Abstract, No 19, The recognition of pain and learned behaviour in horses which buck
EVE Video Abstract, No 19, The recognition of pain and learned behaviour in horses which buck - YouTube
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Traditionally, UK equines are kept in “gilded cages”; sanitised spaces which aim to provide every comfort, whilst shielding the horse from any form of…
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New Ethogram Describes 70+ Discomfort Behaviors in Horses
New Ethogram Describes 70+ Discomfort Behaviors in Horses – The Horse
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Horsetalk.co.nz
It comprises a total of 64 specific discomfort behaviors grouped into eight categories: Posture and weight‐bearing; limb and body movements; head, neck, mouth, and lip movements; attention to area; ear and tail movements; overall demeanor; altered eating or drinking; and vocalizations/audible sounds
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Tactics used to boost bravery in riders may harm equine welfare, as well as affect riders struggling with confidence
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An Ethnographic Account of the British Equestrian Virtue of Bravery, and Its Implications for Equine Welfare
This article describes the virtue of bravery in British equestrian culture and suggests that riders’ tactics for bolstering bravery may have negative implications on equine welfare. These observations are based on 14 months of ethnographic research among amateur riders and the professionals who support them (n = 35), utilising participant observation and Dictaphone recordings. Riders suffering from ‘confidence issues’ could be belittled and excluded. Instructors’ approach
Animals | Free Full-Text | Age-Related Changes in the Behaviour of Domestic Horses as Reported by Owners
Age-Related Changes in the Behaviour of Domestic Horses as Reported by Owners
Animals | Free Full-Text | Age-Related Changes in the Behaviour of Domestic Horses as Reported by Owners
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Horses tend to become bolder as they age, but not necessarily more independent
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The Myth of the "Lead Mare"
The Equine Science Talk International team looks at social organisation and the "lead mare" myth in their latest horse behaviour offering.
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Dually investigated: The effect of a pressure headcollar on the behaviour, discomfort and stress of trained horses
The Dually™ is a control headcollar designed to improve equine behaviour during handling challenges by applying greater pressure than a standard headc…